Rio Olympics: Sachin Tendulkar meets wrestlers ahead of quadrennial event, boosts morale

Rio Olympics: Sachin Tendulkar meets wrestlers ahead of quadrennial event, boosts morale

The 43-year-old cricketer, who is IOA's goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics, also shared some valuable tips to overcome challenges during the Rio Games.

Did 'Sultan' shoot disrupt Indian athletes' Olympic practice session at JLN Stadium? Here's what happened...

Did 'Sultan' shoot disrupt Indian athletes' Olympic practice session at JLN Stadium? Here's what happened...

The Bollywood superstar appears to have given more ammunition to his critics.

Rio Olympics Goodwill Ambassador row: Yogeshwar Dutt criticised by Twitterati for opposing Salman Khan's appointment

Rio Olympics Goodwill Ambassador row: Yogeshwar Dutt criticised by Twitterati for opposing Salman Khan's appointment

Yogeshwar's tweet didn't go too well with Salman fans, who asked the wrestler to focus on the upcoming Olympics.

What India's famous sports personalities said about Salman Khan's appointment as country's Goodwill Ambassador for Rio Games

What India's famous sports personalities said about Salman Khan's appointment as country's Goodwill Ambassador for Rio Games

 Salman's father Salim attacked Milkha Singh on social micro-blogging site Twitter.

Olympic ambassador row:​ Salman Khan's father Salim lashes out at Milkha Singh

Olympic ambassador row:​ Salman Khan's father Salim lashes out at Milkha Singh

Salim took to micro-blogging site Twitter to criticise Milkha.

Salman Khan-Rio Olympics controversy: Athletes divided, IOA firm on Bollywood star as India's goodwill ambassador

Salman Khan-Rio Olympics controversy: Athletes divided, IOA firm on Bollywood star as India's goodwill ambassador

The position itself is unprecedented and IOA's decision to pick Salman for it left the sporting fraternity divided.

Free-style wrestler Sandeep Tomar books fourth Indian spot for 2016 Rio Olympics

Free-style wrestler Sandeep Tomar books fourth Indian spot for 2016 Rio Olympics

Narsingh Pancham Yadav, Yogeshwar Dutt and Hardeep Singh have previously qualified for the 2016 Summer Games.

Rio Olympics: After Yogeshwar Dutt, Milkha Singh too hits out at Salman Khan's appointment as Goodwill Ambassador

Rio Olympics: After Yogeshwar Dutt, Milkha Singh too hits out at Salman Khan's appointment as Goodwill Ambassador

"We don't need any ambassador. Sportsmen representing nation in Rio Olympics 2016 are our ambassadors," he said.

After Kanhaiya Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt hits out at Salman Khan - Here's why!

After Kanhaiya Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt hits out at Salman Khan - Here's why!

The 33-year-old made these remarks on social micro-blogging site Twitter.

2016 Rio Games:Wrestlers look to bag Olympic berths at World Qualifying tourney

2016 Rio Games:Wrestlers look to bag Olympic berths at World Qualifying tourney

Top three finishers in each weight category will secure an Olympic berth for a country.

Road to Rio 2016: Ace wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt secures Olympic quota for India

Road to Rio 2016: Ace wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt secures Olympic quota for India

The London Olympics bronze-medallist will clash on Saturday with Adam Batirov for a gold medal finish.
 

Kanhaiya Kumar is a snake who is spitting venom against Indian soldiers: Yogeshwar Dutt

Kanhaiya Kumar is a snake who is spitting venom against Indian soldiers: Yogeshwar Dutt

Earlier, the wrestler had shared a patriotic poem in his Facebook post, after the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) controversy.

17-member wrestling team for Asian Olympic Qualification

17-member wrestling team for Asian Olympic Qualification

The team, consists of five in men's freestyle, six in Greco-Roman and six in female wrestling.

Shocking But True: Yogeshwar Dutt's salary per minute is more than Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli

Shocking But True: Yogeshwar Dutt's salary per minute is more than Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli

Dutt earned Rs 1.65 lakh per minute in the Pro Wrestling League, and is at seventh spot on the list of players whose average was determined on salary-per-minute parameter.

The Great Khali should stop fooling country with fake injury, I challenge him for real fight: Krishan Kumar

The Great Khali should stop fooling country with fake injury, I challenge him for real fight: Krishan Kumar

Earlier, Khali returned to the ring on Sunday to take his revenge against Canadian wrestlers who left him with stitches on the head in a previous fight.

JNU row: After Yogeshwar Dutt, Gautam Gambhir and Vijender Singh, MS Dhoni speaks out

JNU row: After Yogeshwar Dutt, Gautam Gambhir and Vijender Singh, MS Dhoni speaks out

Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Territorial Army. 

Yogeshwar Dutt: Twitterati hail wrestler's patriotic poem slamming Afzal Guru, praising Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

Yogeshwar Dutt: Twitterati hail wrestler's patriotic poem slamming Afzal Guru, praising Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

Yogeshwar's patriotic thoughts were thoroughly praised on Twitter across the country.

 

If Afzal Guru a martyr, who was Lance Naik Hanumanthappa? Asks Yogeshwar Dutt in heart-touching poem

If Afzal Guru a martyr, who was Lance Naik Hanumanthappa? Asks Yogeshwar Dutt in heart-touching poem

Yogeshwar's thoughts were thoroughly praised by his fans on Twitter.

Sushil Kumar set for Rio Olympics slugfest, wishes to carry on till 2020

Sushil Kumar set for Rio Olympics slugfest, wishes to carry on till 2020

Sushil will have to beat Narsingh Yadav in the men's 74kg trials to reach Rio. 

Mumbai Garuda outclass Haryana Hammers to emerge inaugural PWL champions

Mumbai Garuda outclass Haryana Hammers to emerge inaugural PWL champions

In the final, none of the categories were blocked as all nine bouts were fought and Mumbai ended up unbeaten in the event.